EU-China Summit: Restoring peace and stability in Ukraine is a shared responsibility

On April 1, 2022, the European Union and China held their 23rd bilateral Summit via videoconference. President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and President of the European Council, Charles Michel, held the Summit meeting with China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang, followed by exchanges with China’s President Xi Jinping. The EU and China … More EU-China Summit: Restoring peace and stability in Ukraine is a shared responsibility

Circular Economy – the new norm in Europe

Circular Economy – the new norm in Europe Sympathy Lab discusses the sustainable textiles strategy unveiled by the European Commission. 30th of March 2022 – an unforgettable date for the entire textile industry. The European Commission unveiled its future binding, sustainable textiles strategy. The textile sector will be the very first industry fully shifted from … More Circular Economy – the new norm in Europe

JEC Forum Italy: JEC GROUP and ASSOCOMPOSITI to launch a new composites event in Italy

  JEC Group and Assocompositi, the Italian Association of Composite Materials, are organizing JEC Forum ITALY, the first event in Italy dedicated exclusively to composite materials in all their different applications, which will be held for the first time next year in Bologna, at the Bologna Congressi exhibition spaces, on June 6 and 7, 2023. … More JEC Forum Italy: JEC GROUP and ASSOCOMPOSITI to launch a new composites event in Italy

Significant increase in EU imports from China

Trade with China, the EU’s third-largest export destination and the largest import partner, has increased significantly in 2021. The COVID-19 crisis caused both exports and imports between the EU and China to slow down in the first months of 2020, but both quickly recovered over the following months. Between 2011 and 2021, both exports to … More Significant increase in EU imports from China

EU Commission adopts proposal for conversion of hryvnia banknotes by people fleeing Ukraine

The EU Commission adopted on April 1, 2022, its proposal for a Council Recommendation on the conversion of hryvnia banknotes into the currency of host Member States by persons fleeing the war in Ukraine. This proposal complements the humanitarian assistance provided by the EU to those fleeing from Ukraine, in particular as they travel across … More EU Commission adopts proposal for conversion of hryvnia banknotes by people fleeing Ukraine